On December 29th, 2022, the biggest amendment of the U.S. Cosmetic Regulation since 1938 has been enacted. The publication of the Modernization of Cosmetic Regulation Act (MoCRA) in the USA is expected to have a large impact on the cosmetic industry, while it implies the reinforcement of FDA’s power. In this article, you will learn […]
How can clean cosmetic brands substantiate environmental claims What we call “clean beauty” has been a major trend for these past few years, and the beauty industry is slowly trying to decrease its environmental impact by developing natural or vegan cosmetics, manufacturing recyclable or biodegradable packaging and limiting its carbon footprint for instance. While cosmetic […]
Consequences on the cosmetics industry’s compliance status in the European-Union Part 2 Claims, including a focus on “sensitive skin” and “hypoallergenic” The DGCCRF will also strengthen controls on packaging and in particular on claims. Before getting to the heart of the matter, let’s see what the European regulation tells us. 1) General context – common […]
Consequences on the cosmetics industry’s compliance status in the European-Union “In 2023, controls will continue, both on the “nanomaterials” aspect and on other regulated substances, particularly in other suncare products, including those containing chemical filters. The effectiveness of the measures requested in 2021 and 2022 will be monitored.” Announced in December 2022 through a press […]
The European Commission has notified the draft regulation “OMNIBUS VI” to the World Trade Association (WTO) on November 17th, 2022. This OMNIBUS VI regulation incorporate substances classified CMR by the regulation EEC 2022/692 aka ATP 18th of the CLP Regulation into the European Cosmetic Regulation 1223/2009. The aim of this amendment is to implement the […]
The Government of the United Kingdom has extended the initial transition period for cosmetic labeling and UKCA marking.
The cosmetic labeling requirements are quite complicated and even more in Europe! It’s a great idea to start selling your cosmetics products in EU and UK because these cosmetics and personal care markets are, along-side the USA, the largest markets for cosmetic products in the world (Valued at €80 billion at retail sales price in […]